Wawa Foundation Hero Award

The Wawa Foundation Hero Award honors a non-profit organization that is committed to serving the greater Philadelphia area.

What does it mean to be a hero to our communities?

The Wawa Foundation Hero Award honors a non-profit organization that is committed to serving the Philadelphia area by assisting others and building stronger communities through preserving our independence, protecting our safety, and educating and inspiring our youth.

Thank you to all of those who have nominated organizations who make a difference in our communities. The entry period for The 2018 Wawa Foundation Hero Award is now closed.

Click below to read the stories from the finalists and vote for the one that inspires you most. Your vote will help the Wawa Foundation decide which non-profit organization should receive The 2018 Wawa Foundation Hero Award! Vote today through June 15.  *Limit one vote per person.

Finalists include:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
  • EducationWorks
  • Inn Dwelling
  • Philadelphia Fire Department Explorer Youth Program

The winning organization will receive a $50,000 grant from The Wawa Foundation, and three finalists will each receive $10,000 grant. The Wawa Foundation Hero Award will be announced during the Independence Day morning ceremony, as part of the Wawa Welcome America! festivities.

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The Wawa Foundation Hero Award honors a non-profit organization that is committed to serving the greater Philadelphia area by assisting others and advancing our communities through preserving our freedom, protecting our safety, inspiring learning, and encouraging and empowering others to become better citizens and community members.

Learn more about Wawa Foundation and the Wawa Hero Award here!